Rolf Kühn

Rolf Kühn (born Sept. 29, 1929) is a German clarinetist, composer, and bandleader who appeared on more than 250 recordings during the 20th century, staring in the late 1940s. During the 1970s, he headed numerous jazz-funk/big band projects on MPS and other labels, many featuring the keyboard work of his younger brother Joachim Kühn. Discography: […]

Rolf Kühn Orchestra ‎– Symphonic Swampfire (1979)

Symphonic Swampfire is an album by German jazz-rock composer/conductor/clarinetist Rolf Kühn, recorded with an orchestra featuring his pianist brother Joachim Kühn alongside guitarist Philip Catherine and percussionist Wolfgang Schlüter. The album was released in 1979 on MPS. Tracklist: A1. “Symphonic Swampfire, Part I” (9:41) A2. “Symphonic Swampfire, Part II” (7:28) B1. “La Canal” (7:01) B2. […]

The Rolf Kühn Group ‎– Connection ’74 (1974)

Connection ’74 is a jazz-rock album headed by German clarinetist Rolf Kühn, featuring the talents of his pianist brother Joachim Kühn as well as guitarist Toto Blanke and trumpeter Randy Brecker. The albums was released in 1974 on MPS. Tracklist: A1. “Made in Spain” (7:02) A2. “German Country” (7:17) A3. “Zest” (3:11) B1. “Things Are What […]

Joachim Kühn ‎– Cinemascope (1974)

Cinemascope is an album by German jazz pianist Joachim Kühn, released in 1974 on MPS. Tracklist: A1. “Zoom (Part 1)” (5:26) A2. “Zoom (Part 2)” (3:44) A3. “One String More” (8:18) A4. “Vibrator” (2:16) B1. “Travelling (Part 1)” (5:10) B2. “Travelling (Part 2)” (6:27) B3. “Success” (5:06) B4. “Black Tears” (5:16) Credits: Rolf Kühn — producer, […]

Rolf Kühn Jazzgroup ‎– Going to the Rainbow (1970)

Going to the Rainbow is an album by German jazz clarinetist Rolf Kühn‘s Jazzgroup, featuring brother Joachim Kühn on keyboards alongside Alan Skidmore, John Surman, and Chick Corea. The album was released in 1970 on BASF. Tracklist: A1. “Houndhouse Rock” (4:50) A2. “Sad Ballade” (3:39) A3. “T.C.B.” (9:45) B1. “Going to the Rainbow” (12:55) B2. […]